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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 205 198 158
Rank change year-on-year -7 -40 +97
Permanent jobs citing Wi-Fi 56 30 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.97% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.44% 5.35% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 27 20
10th Percentile - £33,380 £29,850
25th Percentile £30,500 £38,134 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -15.79%
75th Percentile £54,818 £46,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,050 -
North West median annual salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% -17.95%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 753 561 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.01% 11.55% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 517 373 351
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £40,000 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -9.52% +22.09%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £46,800 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.00% +17.65%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester.

Salary trend for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Wi-Fi in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Sale - 2 £42,000 -
Wigan - 2 £42,500 -
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, IT jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
3 26 (46.43%) Windows
4 24 (42.86%) Firewall
4 24 (42.86%) Social Skills
5 23 (41.07%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (33.93%) Azure
6 19 (33.93%) LAN
6 19 (33.93%) Cisco
6 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
6 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
7 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (30.36%) Legal
8 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
9 16 (28.57%) Agile
10 15 (26.79%) DHCP
10 15 (26.79%) DNS
10 15 (26.79%) Ruckus Wireless
10 15 (26.79%) Public Sector
11 14 (25.00%) VPN
12 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
12 13 (23.21%) WAN
12 13 (23.21%) VMware
12 13 (23.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 12 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.43%) CCNA
13 12 (21.43%) Avaya
14 11 (19.64%) BT

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (33.93%) Azure
3 7 (12.50%) AWS
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.14%) Route 53
5 3 (5.36%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) Firewall
2 19 (33.93%) LAN
3 15 (26.79%) DHCP
3 15 (26.79%) DNS
4 14 (25.00%) VPN
5 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
5 13 (23.21%) WAN
6 12 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
7 10 (17.86%) DECT
7 10 (17.86%) Wireless
8 9 (16.07%) Network Security
9 8 (14.29%) VLAN
10 7 (12.50%) MPLS
11 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (10.71%) VXLAN
12 5 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (8.93%) VoIP
13 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
14 3 (5.36%) Internet
15 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Power BI
General
1 24 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 17 (30.36%) Legal
3 15 (26.79%) Public Sector
4 13 (23.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
6 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.57%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.57%) Law
8 1 (1.79%) Marketing
8 1 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Field Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Designer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Head of Technical Operations
7 3 (5.36%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Driving Licence
1 10 (17.86%) Legacy Systems
2 9 (16.07%) CCTV
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
5 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) PropTech
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile
2 10 (17.86%) Data Privacy
3 9 (16.07%) Analytics
3 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Service Management
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Tech Ops
6 6 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (10.71%) Interaction Design
6 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Prototyping
6 6 (10.71%) Service Design
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) Storyboarding
6 6 (10.71%) User Research
7 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
1 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (21.43%) CCNA
4 6 (10.71%) CCNP
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCSA
5 4 (7.14%) MCTS
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (10.71%) WSUS
2 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco
3 15 (26.79%) Ruckus Wireless
4 13 (23.21%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) Avaya
6 11 (19.64%) BT
7 10 (17.86%) BroadSoft
7 10 (17.86%) MikroTik
7 10 (17.86%) Mitel
7 10 (17.86%) NEC
7 10 (17.86%) Panasonic
7 10 (17.86%) Samsung
7 10 (17.86%) Siemens
8 8 (14.29%) Meraki
9 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (8.93%) Adobe
10 5 (8.93%) Apple
11 4 (7.14%) Draytek
11 4 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 4 (7.14%) Juniper